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Protea Hotel Zambezi River Lodge

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Guernsey, null, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The camping pitches are on well-tended lawns alongside the hotel & on the bank of the Zambezi. The facilities are shared but of excellent quality & cleanliness. A short walk to the main building & you can eat in the restaurant or more casually in the bar.

Thank Barrie P
Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Nice views of the river from the room. Confortable beds and quiet all the time. Great breakfast. The staff was very friendly and they called a local taxi to go to the airport without any problems. Thank you Grace!

Thank Irene5657
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

A chilled and friendly place with a great view of the Zambezi River, especially when high. Great bar too. Customer service is on point with great receptionists. The rooms are neat, pool is neat, WiFi is good.

Thank Pedro S
Arusha, Tanzania
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Initial room allocated was not to standard so we asked to move which they did. The new room was better but needed some maintenance. This was our 4th stay and the overall standard has fallen. We alerted management to the issues we found and they did email us acknowledging the problems.

Thank PR-safari
Reviewed 21 December 2016

We booked this hotel online, paid in advance. Upon check-in we were told that the payment has not been made and that we do have to pay again. As I was really sick and desperately needed a bed, my partner and I didn't argue for long and paid. When I was a bit better, we went to the reception with...

Thank Becky2204
Katima Mulilo, Namibia
Reviewed 9 December 2016

The hotel and adjacent camping area are very close to town, situated right at the riverfront, and offering a splendid view on the Zambezi river. But at least twice a week there is a private party (e.g. a wedding) going on in the middle of the campsite, with distorted music from overloaded speakers. The guests don't hesitate to park their...

Reviewed 18 October 2016

The staff were nice. I'm not remotely precious when it comes to hotels generally, but this place - it was like a dodgy US motel. Worst hotel in Namibia. Even the life buoy was floating in the swimming pool. We were stranded there for two nights as we had rental car problems. Breakfast was brutal. The sun loungers were filthy,...

Thank thrillingseeker
Milan, Italy
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

1. Staff below the line of courtesy, it looks like they are always annoyed by you asking something and they are very inefficient 2. No control on the food - they served An expired Nutella once, I let them know it and ask to throw it away...but two days later they served the very same expired Nutella!!! And when I...

Thank cliistro
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I was here in July. The room I was in has an amazing view overlooking the river and Zambia. The breeze from the river was amazing could've been because we were just getting into autumn. The rooms are spacious but need updating for a more modern feel. Room maintenance could be improved upon as a part of the ceiling was...

Thank Michelle G
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stopped over for a night on the way to Botswana. We had the most uncomfortable stay here. We were given a room at the far end of the hotel where it was dark and neglected. My wife did not feel safe in that room at all.to make things even worse, when we entered the room, there...

Thank kkautlwetse

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Protea Hotel Zambezi River - Gateway to Victoria Falls and the Chobe National Park. Set in natural surroundings on the banks of the Zambezi River, Protea Hotels Zambezi Riveroffers comfortable facilities, ideal for an overnight stay en-route to the many tourist destinations in the area. Accommodation comprises 38 standard twin and 4 luxury double en-suite rooms overlooking the Zambezi River or garden and pool area, with restaurant and bar facilities are available daily. You can take a boat cruise on the Zambezi River with excellent opportunities to observe hippos and crocodiles. Or you could stroll through the lively town of Katima Mulilo, enjoy the African flair at the open market and buy original crafts ranging from baskets, jewellery, traditional musical instruments to animals made of scrap metal or wood. Excursions to the nearby National Parks (Mudumu, Mamili and Bwabata), Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe or Zambia) and to the Chobe National Park can be arranged on request. ... more   less 

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Address: Ngoma Road, Katima Mulilo, Namibia
Region: Namibia > Caprivi Region > Katima Mulilo
Price Range: RM430 - RM589 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Protea Hotel Zambezi River Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 42
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“Wifi only in foyer and not efficient at all.”
Irals, 5 Jun 2016 | Read review
“If you want a good view of the river, standard room is better”
EricaMwinga, 3 May 2015 | Read review
“Choose the self catering "V" rooms for more privacy and independence.”
Phantomreviewer280, 9 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Rooms near the main building are in blocks of 2 so rooms 5/6 or 7/8 overlook the river and are close to the main building that houses reception/restaurant/bar - room 8 isnt bad.”
robl276, 14 Oct 2014 | Read review
“rooms facing the river are fresh especially number 17”
IKUFA2014, 3 Sep 2014 | Read review
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